Definition of


  1. (noun, act) complete reversal of direction of travel

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Alternate forms of U-turn

Hypernyms: reversal, reverse, reversion, turnabout, turnaround

Origin of the word U-turn

  1. 1934, from u + turn (n.). So called in ref. to the shape of the path described. more

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